Dearne Valley (UK Parliament constituency)


Dearne Valley (UK Parliament constituency)
Dearne Valley
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
1950 (1950)1983 (1983)
Number of members one

Dearne Valley was a Parliamentary constituency in South Yorkshire. The constituency was created in 1950 and abolished in 1983.

Contents

Boundaries

Members of Parliament

Election results

General Election 1979: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 31,783 68.8
Conservative J. R. Pattman 9,048 19.6
Liberal P. Hargreaves 5,352 11.6
Majority 22,735 49.2
Turnout 72.0
Labour hold Swing
General Election October 1974: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 33,315 74.1
Conservative L. D. Irwin 6,046 13.5
Liberal P. Hargreaves 5,588 12.4
Majority 27,269 60.7
Turnout 71.0
Labour hold Swing
General Election February 1974: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 34,727 68.8
Liberal P. Hargreaves 7,873 15.6
Conservative L. D. Irwin 6,950 13.8
Independent A. E. Wilson 906 1.8
Majority 26,854 53.2
Turnout 80.5
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1970: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 33,966 75.1
Conservative A. B. Cowl 6,848 15.1
Liberal P. Hargreaves 4,426 9.8
Majority 27,118 59.9
Turnout 71.8
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1966: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 36,735 81.6
Conservative J. W. Roberts 6,121 13.6
Independent P. Hargreaves 2,170 4.8
Majority 30,614 68.0
Turnout 76.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1964: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 38,101 80.7
Conservative B. Bligh 9,069 19.2
Majority 29,032 61.6
Turnout 79.1
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1959: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edwin Wainwright 39,088 77.7
Conservative D. S. W. Blacker 11,205 22.3
Majority 27,883 55.4
Turnout 84.6
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1955: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wilfred Paling 36,718 77.9
Conservative R. Winn 10,402 22.1
Majority 26,316 55.9
Turnout 80.6
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1951: Dearne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wilfred Paling 39,782 79.6
Conservative J. Sizer 10,197 20.4
Majority 29,585 59.2
Turnout 85.9
Labour hold Swing

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